Best Twists and Shockersby bangel3322 | created - 24 Apr 2012 | updated - 24 Apr 2012 | Public
TV shows and films with unexpected twists and shocks
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1. Mulholland Dr. (2001)
R | 147 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesiac, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality.
Votes: 267,070 | Gross: $7.22M
twisted and completely insane but i loved it
2. Saw (2004)
R | 103 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Two strangers, who awaken in a room with no recollection of how they got there, soon discover they're pawns in a deadly game perpetrated by a notorious serial killer.
Votes: 328,481 | Gross: $56.00M
still in shock about the end of this film
3. The Others (2001)
PG-13 | 104 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A woman who lives in a darkened old house with her two photosensitive children becomes convinced that her family home is haunted.
Votes: 293,887 | Gross: $96.52M
don't need to be rated '15' or above to be a creepy/scary film
4. Psycho (1960)
R | 109 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A Phoenix secretary embezzles $40,000 from her employer's client, goes on the run, and checks into a remote motel run by a young man under the domination of his mother.
Votes: 475,975 | Gross: $32.00M
i had nightmares
5. Sleepaway Camp (1983)
R | 84 min | Horror
Angela Baker, a traumatized and very shy young girl, is sent to summer camp with her cousin. Shortly after her arrival, anyone with sinister or less than honorable intentions gets their comeuppance.
Votes: 18,865 | Gross: $11.00M
this has to be one of the biggest shockers. what the hell?
6. Black Swan (2010)
R | 108 min | Drama, Thriller
A committed dancer wins the lead role in a production of Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake" only to find herself struggling to maintain her sanity.
Votes: 600,462 | Gross: $106.95M
not so much the film had a twist, but it was twisted throughout, and the acting was superb
7. Wicker Park (2004)
PG-13 | 114 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A young Chicago advertising executive believes a woman he sees in a café is his long-lost love. His belief leads to obsession, as he puts his life on hold in order to trail her.
Votes: 47,761 | Gross: $12.83M
hats off to rose byrne for her performance in this. creepy
8. Orphan (2009)
R | 123 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A husband and wife who recently lost their baby adopt a 9 year-old girl who is not nearly as innocent as she claims to be.
Votes: 160,028 | Gross: $41.60M
omg...what a twist
9. The Life of David Gale (2003)
R | 130 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A man against capital punishment is accused of murdering a fellow activist and is sent to death row.
Votes: 95,719 | Gross: $19.59M
very surprising ending. shocker
10. The Prestige (2006)
PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
After a tragic accident two stage magicians engage in a battle to create the ultimate illusion whilst sacrificing everything they have to outwit the other.
Votes: 957,551 | Gross: $53.09M
did not see that coming...
11. Flowers in the Attic (1987)
PG-13 | 93 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Children are hidden away in the attic by their conspiring mother and grandmother.
Votes: 8,069 | Gross: $15.15M
12. Diabolique (1955)
Not Rated | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
The wife and mistress of a cruel headmaster conspire to kill him; after the murder is committed, his corpse disappears, and strange events begin to plague the two women.
the bathtub scene...oh boy
13. Identity (2003)
R | 90 min | Mystery, Thriller
Stranded at a desolate Nevada motel during a nasty rain-storm, ten strangers become acquainted with each other when they realize that they're being killed off one by one.
Votes: 194,291 | Gross: $52.16M
very different, loved it
14. Shutter Island (2010)
R | 138 min | Mystery, Thriller
In 1954, a U.S. Marshal investigates the disappearance of a murderer, who escaped from a hospital for the criminally insane.
Votes: 897,123 | Gross: $128.01M
even though it wasnt hard to deduce, it was still well written and very well acted
15. My Bloody Valentine (2009)
R | 101 min | Horror, Thriller
Tom returns to his hometown on the tenth anniversary of the Valentine's night massacre that claimed the lives of 22 people. Instead of a homecoming, Tom finds himself suspected of committing the murders, and it seems like his old flame is the only one that believes he's innocent.
Votes: 48,179 | Gross: $51.55M
never guessed who it was
16. Triangle (2009)
R | 99 min | Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
A group of friends suffer a yachting accident and take refuge on a cruise drifting on the open sea, but quickly realize they were better off on the upturned yacht
i'm still tryna figure this one out. its more complicated than mulholland drive. but i still liked it
17. All the Boys Love Mandy Lane (2006)
R | 90 min | Horror
A group of high-schoolers invite Mandy Lane, an innocent, desirable girl, to a weekend party on a secluded ranch. While the festivities rage on, the number of revelers begins to drop mysteriously.
very strange film, not the typical teen slasher, but i liked the end
18. The Uninvited (2009)
PG-13 | 87 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Anna returns home after a stint in a mental hospital, but her recovery is jeopardized by her cruel stepmother and ghastly visions of her dead mother.
Votes: 67,398 | Gross: $28.57M
i wasnt expecting that ending at all. so thumbs up
19. Fear Itself (2008– )
43 min | Horror
A television series broken down into thirteen separate sixty-minute films from premiere horror writers and directors.
There was one episode called 'In Sickness and in Health' which really shocked me.
20. Harper's Island (2009)
40 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Harper's Island was once the scene of a gruesome series of murders. Now, seven years later, family and friends gather on the island for a wedding, but one by one they begin to die.
Even though I guessed who the killer was, it was still a great show
21. Insidious (I) (2010)
PG-13 | 103 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A family looks to prevent evil spirits from trapping their comatose child in a realm called The Further.
Votes: 229,533 | Gross: $54.01M
not exactly a twist, but the ending shocked me. wasnt expecting it. i also liked that the film was very different to the usual possession film
22. Dressed to Kill (1980)
R | 105 min | Mystery, Thriller
A mysterious blonde woman kills one of a psychiatrist's patients, and then goes after the high-class call girl who witnessed the murder.
Votes: 27,089 | Gross: $31.90M
23. The Wicker Man (1973)
R | 88 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A police sergeant is sent to a Scottish island village in search of a missing girl whom the townsfolk claim never existed. Stranger still are the rites that take place there.
Votes: 53,329 | Gross: $0.06M
very, very weird
24. Don't Look Now (1973)
R | 110 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
A married couple grieving the recent death of their young daughter are in Venice when they encounter two elderly sisters, one of whom is psychic and brings a warning from beyond.
now...the ending of this film was extremely scary for me, i practically jumped from my seat as i was not expecting to see what i saw, but for some reason i just dont get the film. can someone please explain this film to me pls!!!!!!